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 This day in History - September 8
407 Historic Events for September 8
1951

Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Sempiternus Rex

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1951

Japan signs peace treaty with 48 countries (SF)

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1951

Tom Gullikson, Wisc, tennis player (US mixed Doubles 1984)

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1951

Maria Montez, actress (Arabian Nights), dies of heart seizure at 33

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1951

Randy T Odle, Port Arthur Texas, astronaut

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1951

Mark McCumber, golfer

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1951

Timothy Gullikson, tennis player/coach (Pete Sampras)

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1951

Jurgen Stroop, Nazi commander of Warsaw Ghetto, executed

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1952

72nd US Mens Tennis: Frank A Sedgman beats Gardnar Mulloy (61 62 63)

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1952

Ernest Hemmingway's "Old Man and Sea" published

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1953

Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Fulgeno corona

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1953

"Carnival in Flanders" opens at New Century Theater NY for 6 perfs

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1954

SE Asia Treaty Org (SEATO) forms to stop communist spread in SE Asia

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1954

Alan Freed leaves Cleveland to NYC for WINS radio

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1954

Clayton Norcross, actor (Bold and Beautiful, Colbys, Santa Barbara)

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1954

With a 3-2 count, Phillies Richie Ashburn fouls next 14, then walks

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1955

John de Young, cardinal/archbishop of Utrecht, dies at 69

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1955

Earliest clinching of an NL pennant (Brooklyn Dodgers)

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1956

Harry Belafonte's album "Calypso," goes to #1 and stays #1 for 31 weeks

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1956

Maurice Cheeks, NBA guard (NY Knicks, Phila '76ers)

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1956

Vital Celen, Flemish writer ('t Pastoorke van Vossendonck), dies at 69

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1956

Gerrit Bolkestein, Dutch minister of Education (1939-4.), dies at 84

Death
1957

Pope Pius XII encyclical On motion pictures, radio, TV

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1957

Heather Thomas, Greenwich Ct, actress (Jody-Fall Guy, Coed Fever)

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1957

77th US Mens Tennis: M J Anderson beats Ashley J Cooper (108 75 64)

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